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  1. Thursday, July 31, 2014
    1. Environmental Assistance and Advisory Board Special Meeting
      10:00 AM - 5th Floor of Forsyth County Government Center Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection Conference Room.
    2. Commissioner's Briefing
      2:00 PM - Forsyth County Government Center
  2. Wednesday, August 06, 2014
    1. Board of Health
      5:30 PM - Department of Public Health Board Room
  3. Thursday, August 07, 2014
    1. Commissioner's Briefing
      2:00 PM - Forsyth County Government Center
  4. Monday, August 11, 2014
    1. Commissioner's Meeting
      6:00 PM - Forsyth County Government Center, 201 N. Chestnut St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101

County News

  1. Parents, Beat the Back to School Rush

    Parents, Beat the Back to School Rush

    Children entering kindergarten and the 6th grade are required by NC Law to receive certain shots. The closer it is to back to school, the busier the immunization clinic gets so now is the time to get back to school shots.

  2. Forsyth County Health Officials Share Latest on Legionnaires’ Disease in Winston-Salem Nursing Home

    Forsyth County Health Officials Share Latest on Legionnaires’ Disease in Winston-Salem Nursing Home

    The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is continuing to work with the staff at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation and with state health officials to investigate an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease among residents of the facility.

  3. Cycling Fun Day Returns to Downtown Winston-Salem with Free Food, Music and Activities!

    Cycling Fun Day Returns to Downtown Winston-Salem with Free Food, Music and Activities!

    Cycling Fun Day is a free human-powered event where streets are closed to vehicular traffic (Poplar, 4 ½, Spruce and Holly Streets) for cyclists, skaters and walkers! This family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, August 16 from noon to 3 pm.

  4. Volunteer Board Appointments

    Volunteer Board Appointments

    The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will consider the following volunteer board appointments at their regular scheduled meeting on August 25, 2014.

  5. Help a Child Start the School Year Off Right!

    Help a Child Start the School Year Off Right!

    The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) invites our community’s help in providing back-to-school items to children who live with their grandparents or other relatives

  6. What You Drink is as Important as What You Eat: TIP to Make Better Beverage Choices

    What You Drink is as Important as What You Eat: TIP to Make Better Beverage Choices

    Did you know what you drink is as important as what you eat? Read more to get tips on making better beverage choices.

  7. Forsyth County FY 2014-2015 Budget Approved

    Forsyth County FY 2014-2015 Budget Approved

    On May 29, 2014, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved the FY 2014-2015 Budget which begins July 1, 2014.

  8. Extreme Heat Tips for Safety

    Extreme Heat Tips for Safety

    Forsyth County Department of Public Health wants you to take precautions and preventative measures against heat-related illnesses this summer.

  9. Summer Safety Tips

    Summer Safety Tips

    With Summer in full swing and the July 4th weekend approaching, Forsyth County Sheriff William T. Schatzman asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable and safe for everyone.

  10.  The Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park Open to the Public

    The Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park Open to the Public

    The Carolina Field of Honor will be a place of remembrance and honor for all who have served our great nation in the Armed Forces. It will be a permanent reminder of the sacrifice of our service members, a place to reflect on the freedoms they have secured, and a community's collective way of showing its heartfelt gratitude.

  11. Mosquitoes: Protection & Precaution

    Mosquitoes: Protection & Precaution

    Spring is here and summer is just around the corner! Whether you’re traveling out of the country or just enjoying the beautiful North Carolina weather at home, be sure to use repellants and other general protection measures against biting mosquitoes. Read more to learn about general protection measures and a list of repellants useful for skin and clothing.

  12. Air Pollution Season is About to Begin

    Air Pollution Season is About to Begin

    April 1st marks the beginning of ozone season in North Carolina, and the air quality team at Forsyth County’s Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection (EAP) is ready!

  13. Tanglewood Park Farmers Market

    Tanglewood Park Farmers Market

    Forsyth County is pleased to announce that Tanglewood Park will be the host site for a farmers market. The Tanglewood Park Farmers Market is sponsored by Forsyth County and the Village of Clemmons and operated by Tanglewood Farmers Market Volunteer Group organized by the Village of Clemmons.

  14. Monthly Adult Education Seminars to be held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park

    Monthly Adult Education Seminars to be held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park

    Seminars about gardening and landscaping are held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park and are hosted by Forsyth County Cooperative Extension and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Come join us and learn something new for 2014!